Malaysian Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin and other officials inspect a container containing plastic waste last year. Photo: AFP
Malaysian Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin and other officials inspect a container containing plastic waste last year. Photo: AFP
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Malaysia to send container full of plastic waste back to US

  • The container, which was shipped from Los Angeles, California on March 14, will be returned under restrictions that came into force in January
  • Meanwhile, a World Bank report found more than 75 per cent of recyclable plastics in Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines are left to waste

Topic |   Environment
Malaysian Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin and other officials inspect a container containing plastic waste last year. Photo: AFP
Malaysian Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin and other officials inspect a container containing plastic waste last year. Photo: AFP
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